Our Appointment System



Booking Appointments

Our practice uses Online Triage. This means that we require any appointment requests for a GP or allied health care professionals to be submitted via an online triage. 

Our practice staff are more than happy to help you to complete a triage. Please phone us on 01457 869 090 and select option 2 then option 1. Alterntatively you can submit a request here or by contacting the practice via telephone for the link to be sent straight to your device. 

  • Triage link - A generated and sent via SMS to your mobile - Option 1
  • Nurse Appointments / General Enquries Phone Line ( Triage Support) - Option 2 then Option 1
  • Prescription Enquries - Option 2 then Option 2 
  • Secretaries and Referral Enquries - Option 2 then Option 3 
  • Test Results - Option 2 then Option 4 
  • Appointment Cancellation Line- Option 5

At Lambgates Health Centre we provide a range of appointment types. Please see below for information on how to book these:  

  • Routine GP/ANP appointments: All routine appointment requests are triaged , to request an appointment please complete an online triage. 
  • Urgent/Emergency Appointments: Please contact the surgery where your request will be triaged by the ONCALL GP
  • Telephone Consultations 
  • Video Consultations
  • Nurse Appointments (Debbie/Diane) for Chronic Disease Management (Birthday Checks), Smears, Immunisations, Vaccinations, INR, Spirometry, Contraception
  • Assistant Practitioner Appointments (Clare/Hilary/Jess) for Blood Tests, Ear Syringes, ECG, Blood Pressure, B12, Primary Prevention, Lipid Monitoring

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How to help us help you...

In order for you to get the most of your appointment and to ensure you're getting the best care, please:

  • Tell us what the problem is so we can book you with the most suitable clinician
  • Tell us if there is more than ONE problem as you will need more time for the appointment
  • Be on time for your appointment
  • Ring us if you would like to cancel your appointment OR if you have Patient Access you can cancel online
  • If you are making an appointment for a result check that we have received it before you come in


Patient Access

Book face-to-face Nurse appointments at a time that suits you.

Your details and information are protected by the highest standards of online
security, so all you need to worry about is what to do with the spare time you’ve


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We are a training practice

At Lambgates Health Centre we pride ourselves on being involved in the teaching of medical students.

We undertake teaching of GP registrars, Foundation Year 2 doctors, undergraduate medical students, student nurses and midwifery students.

They may be present during your consultation. Please help us to train the health professionals of the future. With your consent some consultations will be videoed.


Out of Hours -Extended Access based at Howard Street Medical Practice 

If you need access to GP and Nurse appointments during evenings and weekends you can book an appointment at the Extended Access Service based at Howard Street Medical Centre 

You will need to book the appointment through the surgery via our booking line (option 1). You will have a pre-booked time slot, and the GP/Nurse can access your medical record. GP's can also prescribe and refer as appropriate.


When are the appointments available?

  • Monday - Friday: 6:30pm - 20:00pm
  • Saturday - Sunday: 9am - 17:00pm

How do you book the appointments?

Please ring us on 01457 869 090 and let our friendly reception team know you need an evening or weekend appointment. They will help you arrange this


Where is it?

Howard Street Medical Centre 

Howard St, Glossop SK13 7DE


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